HFT C++ Developer
EJR Search Partners
New York City, New York, United States
Job type: fulltime
Job industry: I.T. & Communications
High-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks experienced Software Developers for our Core Engineering team. These systems enable us to execute algorithmic trading strategies based on patterns in market behavior. By building and maintaining this high-performance infrastructure, our developers have helped to position the firm as a leader in the field of quantitative trading. Responsibilities bull Designing and implementing a high-frequency trading platform, which includes collecting quotes and trades from and disseminating orders to exchanges around the world bull Optimizing this platform by using network and systems programming, as well as other advanced techniques to minimize latency bull Developing systems that provide easy access to historical market data and trading simulations bull Creating tools to analyze data for pattern bull Building risk-management and performance-tracking tools bull Shaping the future of the Core Engineering team through regular interviewing and occasional campus recruiting trips Qualifications bull A degree in computer science bull A strong background in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming in C++ bull Brilliant problem-solving abilities bull The ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment bull Strong communication skills bull Working knowledge of Linux bull Knowledge of any other development language, including Java, Python, or Perl and Shell scripts (a plus) Financial experience is not required.